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hollywood hunk to talk to, "twilight" star kellen lutz is here, and also ahead some of michael jackson's most prized possessions are going to be -- going up on the auction block, from the crystal-encrusted gloves. willie really has his eye on those, to the jackets from the bad tour. >> a little outside of my price range. >> are they pretty left? >> yeah. >> i would imagine. >> natalie is standing by at the news desk. she has a check of the headlines. natalie. >> good morning to you guys, once again. good morning, everyone. federal investigators are on the scene of a deadly collision in midland, texas. on thursday four people were killed when a freight train slammed into their parade float carrying wounded war veterans to a banquet of honor. among the victims was a two-time purple heart recipient. 17 others were injured. early indications show that the train may have not seen the decorated flatbed approaching, even though the crossing gate and lights appeared to be working at the time. intensifying rocket barrages overnight between israel and gaza have the region teetering on the brink
chairman and ceo mike jackson is joining us to talk about how much the auto industry impacted last night's election. we have traders at the new york stock exchange cme and nymex. what is this? what are the traders really pointing the finger toward on the reason for this? >> well, it is kind of tough. everybody wants to say it is because of the election. romney would be so much better. but secretly, probably a lot of people were hoping for romney. but a lot of people thought that obama was not going to lose this election. so i mean as investors you sort of have to build that into your calculations. when you're looking at things. but now we're going have to get back to business. there's dodd frank. there's the fiscal cliff. all that trouble in europe, starting to throw fire bombs. it is serious business. now we have to think about it. we have to go back to work. what happened happened with the election, let's now go. liz: exactly, what happened happened let's now go. crude oil now falling 4 1/2%, more than $4 at this point. natural gas down, rbob gasoline losing 10 cents. good for the cons
to business. hallie jackson joins us live with the latest. the over arching concern is the fiscal cliff. >> we are talking about topics that congress has put off for two years. the post office is running at of money. farmers looking for help are running at of patients. congress is running out of time. >> you will see a lot of leverage games, getting down to business will be after thanksgiving. >> the biggest shadow belongs to the fiscal cliff, the threat of tax increases and spending cuts that come with a deadline. >> a lot of bad things could happen. the other is they kick the can down the road. >> it could suck up all the band with in congress. >> these things tend to squeak through because everybody is focused on the big issue and the little fights aren't as divisive. >> decisions over the debt ceiling and possibly immigration reform. one of the first things members of congress have to do is look at who will look at the leadership roles moving forward. members of the senate will meet tomorrow to talk about that. in the house, whether nancy pelosi will stay on as her role. >> is impossible s
on what led to the violence. >> getting some high-profile help. jesse jackson led his hands. instead of spending money to lockup youth offenders, money will be better spent on programs to keep them out of trouble. >> we will not win on tuesday and lose on thursday. >> the new facility is necessary to improve the treatment of youth offenders. anthony batts was sworn in as the police commissioner. stephanie rawlings-blake administered the oath of office. he wasn't confirmed until just two weeks ago. he previously was chief of police in oakland. >> a baltimore home filled up with dangerous levels of carbon dioxide. all of the victims will be fine . good news for those who had to navigate around the downtown water main break around penn station. parts of charles street have now reopened to traffic. >> developers of the upcoming casino are going all end on an upgrade. caesars brand will build a more upscale casino under its horseshoe brand. that means and its investment of more than $25 million. >> we pride ourselves on service. we hire the right people. >> construction is expected to beg
quincy adams versus andrew jackson. andrew jackson was accused of being an adulterer and big mist because of a quirk in his divorce proceedings of his wife, rachel, from her first marriage. but something that was circulated around the whole country, called the coffin hand bill. it was a pamphlet, that was posted throughout the country, showing coffins. these were the men that andrew jackson had supposedly kill, either as a general or ordering the execution or through duels. so being called a big amist and an adult tress and a murder, is what was going on. we like to think about gentlemen and powdered wigs but politics has always been a nasty business and a sharp knife business from the beginning. >> host: how has the power of the presidency changed over 44 different presidents? >> guest: well, you know, sent out in don't know much about american presidents to set out why the with ha president. 225 years ago we just celebrated constitution day a few months ago -- celebrating the adoption of the constitution as it was written in philadelphia before it was ratified, and one of the things the
, another tremendous example of a vicious, vicious election. john quincy adams versus andrew jackson. andrew jackson was accused of being an adulterer and bigamist because of a cork in the divorce proceedings of his wife, rachel from her first marriage. this something that was circulated around the whole country called the handbill was a pamphlet that was posted throughout the country, showing the coffins. these are the man andrew jackson had supposedly killed, either as a general or ordering the execution. so being caught a bigamist, an adulterer and murderer and having them spread around the country widely wasn't that unusual. we like to think the good old days in powdered weeks. politics have always been a nasty business and it's always been a sharp knife business in the very beginning of presidential politics. >> host: is the power of the presidency changed over 44 different president? >> guest: well, i started out in "don't know much about the american presidents" to look at the very, very basic question of why we have a president. 225 years ago we just celebrated the constitution day a
as baseball cycle game and to quote my fellow play-by-play man keith jackson, whoa nelly. [ laughter ] anyway the national poll shows a virtual tie with the president having a slight but persistent lead in some of the key battleground states. he has to close the deal. the deal is in the midwest. the candidates, their wives and running mates are covering eight battleground states in total today. we start by taking to you home base. mike, the president hits four states. what's his closing argument? >> we got ourselves a barn burner. i'm sitting here home alone. in the words of keith jackson and the words of david axelrod, his closing argument and this is the most memorable quote is coming from his loins. we saw the president come in late tonight. he was back out on the road early this morning. he stopped apartment fema one more time, back to helicopter, back to joint base andrews, back in air force one. he landed in mentor, ohio, that's northern ohio. in terms. closing argument, it's the same, basically the same stump speech but with that last final frenzy, that last bit of energy now that bost
know what the topic would be. 77 yards to desean jackson. but michael vick sacked 7 times on the night. out played by drew brees. drew brees to jimmy graham. 239 yards. here is michael vick, 22-41. 272 yards. 7 times he thrown to the turf. eagles are 3-5. 28-13. we will see what is next in philadelphia. they all over him there. 2 years, $26 million deals for david ortiz to stay with the red sox and blasted bobby v. he made comments he quit on the team and then he tried to text him to explain, he said he didn't return the text because he doesn't deal with crazy people or folks with mental issues. david ortiz, the last you quit 26 million, i may not answer your text either. >> you would not. >> all right. we will see you tomorrow young lady. you will be in action for our coverage of the election. with over 200 varieties, keurig makes brewing a delicious cup of coffee simple. how does it brew such great coffee? well... inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, and if you travel up this mountain, there's this huge coffee grinder. and then the coffee lands in this cup and water ru
with the lakers, phil jackson and alex smith latest conditions. >> yesterday was concussion day. micheal vick in philadelphia and alex smith here in the bay area. later in the second quarter, he was also hit on a quarterback sneak that is when the coach said that jim harbaugh, said the concussion happened. however, smith stayed in the game again and finished the drive, going 3-34 36 yds and this touchdown to michael crabtree. >> he expressed that he came up and had blurred vision. and he expected that it could go away but he came on the sidelines and felt that it was something that would go away but it didn't. so, we're taking the proper precautions and watching it, closely. >> colin kapernmick first extended look as a 49 year and he led the team to the end of graduation and led 80 tinkle the end of- regulation and lead to a wheat field goal. let to a -- team call. >> we noticed it was a positive experience he was not competent or scared. i thought he applied himself very quickly. and good. >> alex smith cat a little bit of a break they play w one week from tonight and and he could beat in th
times, your hometown paper. jesse jackson jr. is holding talks. folks hinted over this. this is over his alleged misuse of campaign funds. he easily won re-election on tuesday night with 64% of the vote even though he's undergoing treatment. >> front page news. >> it's a big deal. he is undergoing treatment at mayo clinic for bipolar disorder. >> and there is a whole deal with blagojevich and that scandal. >>> "the new york daily news" has a forry about an effort to make puerto rico the 51st state. puerto rican voters approved a nonbinding referendum to change the island status from u.s. territory to a state. in one ballot question, 61% said they wanted to achieve statehood. then another question, 46% said they prefer to remain a commonwealth. so since it's a majority there, congress actually gets to decide what happens next here. but it's interesting that the people, the younger people are speaking up for statehood now. >> it is the younger people? >> a huge, huge number of young people would like to see it become a state. >> all right. you want to find out more about this, an expanded
@wbaltv.com. >> lawmakers go back to d.c. today to give back to business. hallie jackson has a look at the bodiless left waiting for lawmakers. >> we are talking about topics that congress has put off for two years. < two months before the end of the session. the post office is running out of money. farmers looking for help are running out of patience. congress is running out of time. >> you will see a lot of leverage games. getting down to business will be after thanksgiving. >> the biggest shadow belongs to the fiscal cliff, the threat of tax increases and spending cuts that come with a deadline. >> a lot of bad things could happen. >> there are two possibilities. the other is they kick the can down the road. >> it could suck up all the bandwidth in congress. when it comes to cyber security or extending payroll tax cuts -- >> these things tend to squeak through because everybody is focused on the big issue, and the little fights aren't as divisive. >> decisions over the debt ceiling and possibly immigration reform. >> immigration reform is the biggest item that may be tackled and hasn't had a look in
up for a chance to fill congressman jesse jackson jr.'s house seat after he resigned amid scandal last week. a special election is set for mid-march but will likely be pushed to april. the son of the famed civil rights leader is currently the target of multiple investigations including one for the alleged misuse of campaign funds. jackson has been out of the public eye since june when he began a leave for what was later disclosed as bipolar disorder. more than a dozen contenders have expressed interest in running for the seat. >>> this morning's "washington post" says private talks between president obama and top republicans including house speaker john boehner are accelerating. but the white house must contend with members of his own party who are pushing back against proposals that significantly reshape entitlement programs like medicare and social security. white house press secretary jay carney said yesterday the president is open to compromise and should republicans make a realistic proposal on taxes, they will meet them halfway. >> math tells us that you can't get the kind o
jackson jr., the son of the rev. jesse jackson holding on to his illinois house seats. of course he has been fighting depression to map out of public view for months now. and so the republican opponents thought, well, i might be able to unseat this guy. look at that margin. even with a guy who did not campaign. essentially being hospitalized about the public view completely you know, complete confusion. what's going on. no accounting for what he's doing. no accounting for the status of his health, and he still wins in the walk. as we go through some of the other races, we can look at the texas senate. ted crews will pick up this victory. that would be a very, very big win. right now, of course, really electrified republican conventioneers and talked about the latino appeal within the republican party. they hope that this will be a sign that latinos would gravitate to that ted cruises and others and say maybe the republican party is opening its arms to latinos and general. again, it remains to be seen, but that is a big pickup. a guy who was barely know a little more than a year ago movi
, five, george bret, 16, bow jackson, 22, dennis leonard, 29, dan quiz enberry, the powerball, 6, willie wilson. and while it is an odd coincidence, the royals spring training is in arizona where the other big winning ticket was sold. we're told when cindy called her husband to tell him the news that they had won the lottery, she said she thought she was having a heart attack. what do they plan to do with all of the money? the one thing they apparently have already discussed is adopting another child. savannah? >> it is willie, and kerry, think she will get the pony. who holds the other half of that jackpot. the other ticket was sold in arizona. why is there excitement at a gas station in maryland. tom costello is in upper marlboro to explain. >> reporter: this is really strange, all the way across the country. here is the answer. yesterday about 12:45, a gentleman walked in here into the store. he was wearing the reflective type of protective gear you wear if you worked on the highway, for example, and asked to check the powerball numbers and then he started celebrating, and celebrating
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after takeoff in jackson, mississippi, slamming into a house and killing all three people onboard. a person inside the house was injured in the crash as well. the plane's owner says all three men onboard the piper pa-32 were pilots heading to an faa safety conference in re monday, mississippi, when the plane went down. >>> and the man who said he had a sexual relationship with kevin clash is now changing his story. he said he had a relationship with clash when he was 16 years old now. through his attorney the accuser says it was an adult consensual relationship. >>> stephen colbert's super pack is now closed. that was posted online by the federal commission. it may have started as a joke but the super pac raked in more than $2 million. he used some of the money to pay for the funny campaign ads during the republican primaries during his ill-fated attempt to be the president of south carolina. >>> 18 minutes past the hour now. time for the early reads, your local news making national headlines. another strange twist in the general petraeus story first reported by the u.s. news and
in the first election. andrew jackson won more popular votes than he did but jefferson didn't have a majority in congress. so, they -- the presidential race was thrown into the house of representatives and the probability of john quincy adams despised jackson and was terrified of the possibility of the presidency he said jefferson was a barbarian who could hardly run his name and so he got together with henry clay who had the votes in the presidential election and promised him to be the secretary of state and they pull their votes together in the house of representatives and that's how he was elected to the presidency. in the next election by then, jackson had gone around the country dillinger popular maturities and getting along changed from state to state to state and which providing for the universal right male suffrage which took the votes out of the hands of property owners and gave it to the barbarians as john quincy adams might say. >> john quincy adams deal with clay and 1824 was that ethical by the standards of those days retrospectively by our standards? >> is certainly was in those
and on your tenure here in the house. you will be missed. the jackson-vanik amendment, mr. speaker, was a product of the cold war. when the communist threat was ever present, communist countries had little or no rights. as mr. rohrabacher, our friend from california, just said, we need to recognize that today's russia while hardly a perfect place when it comes to human rights and political expression is not the soviet union. we need a positive framework, economic, political, social, to move forward. this pntr, normalizing trade relations, allows us to wrangle with russia when we think they are wrong in trade disputes at the world trade organization. absent this normalization, we don't have that leverage. furthermore, the committee is to be really commended as is my colleague from massachusetts, mr. mcgovern, for creating a statutory framework for addressing one of the most egregious human rights violations in modern russian history involving sergei magnitsky. this framework could ultimately be a model, frankly, as we move forward in other parts of the world as well, but it certainl
shots. the heckler was a guy named lance jackson, the son of steve jackson if you can follow me here. the founder of l.a. gear, a 30-year season ticketholder. a guy with a replica of the staples center arena at his home in bellaire. so blake was ordered to have a sit-down and had to talk and apologize to the fan for this fight. so should the player have to apologize to a guy who has been yelling at him the whole game? what do you think? >> i do. not apologize necessarily, i just don't think it's necessarily the right thing to do. just because when you're a public figure, you take on the responsibility. people are going to heckle you, say bad things about you. you sort of have to be the bigger -- >> part of the deal. >> yeah. >> part of the deal. >> i don't like it because it's a rich guy's kid. would they make him apologize to any other fan? and ron artest, didn't he run in and try to clock someone. this guy's lucky he just yelled at him. >> what did he do? >> he was yelling at him to make open shots. steve blake has been harassed for about a year now because he missed a big shot in
the flames. some shooting 50 feet into the air. three people were on that plane that went down in jackson, mississippi. they haven't been accounted for at this time. the person inside the house suffered some minor injuries. >>> it was a beating that went viral. video from 2007 shows an off duty chicago police officer beating a bartender. today, that woman finally got some justice. she was awarded $850,000 in a lawsuit against the city and that officer. >>> we've got some more video you just have to see. a baltimore bus driver caught on camera whupping a high school student. this happened yesterday afternoon. the woman who shot the video says it all got started because the teen was playing her music just too loud. the bus driver claims the teenager was being disrespectful. tonight, that driver is on leave. >>> and there is controversy on the catwalk. wait until you see the outfit that has victoria's secret apologizing. >>> you're not going to believe what this woman did to her husband when she found out he didn't vote. she's sleeping in a jail cell tonight. he's in a hospital bed. that may
for michael jackson's older brother jermaine. he filed tuesday to legally change the spelling of his last name to jacksun, jackson, which is he is right now, would only say the change was for artistic reasons. >>> and this internet video documents a san diego couple's wedding day from an i do point of view. they planted a small camera inside the bride's bouquet. it captured candid moments that might have been lost with bigger in-your-face video gear. very sweet. >>> and fans of nbc's "parks and recreation" are excited about a cameo by vice president joe biden, it is scheduled november 15th. amy polar's character says her ideal man has the brains of george clooney and the body of joe biden. it is now 8:04, back to al with a check of the weather. in connecticut for us. al, good morning. >> reporter: can't wait to check that out. thanks so much. again, we are in danbury, connecticut. let's take a look. our pick city of the day happens to be new haven, connecticut. another great connecticut city. nbc connecticut hd, morning rain and snow showers giving way to partly cloudy skies, 44 degrees as we
in a jackson, mississippi neighborhood left no survivors killing all three people on board. the single-engine piper had just taken off from a local airport when it struck a home. amazingly a resident in that house escaped with only minor injuries. >>> u.s. soccer gold medalist hope solo and her fiance spent what would have been a wedding day in a seattle courtroom tuesday. the former seattle seahawks star jeremy stevens had been arrested monday for a domestic violence case against solo. police reports indicates that solo suffered a bloody laceration on her elbow. stevens was released and not charged. >>> the man accusing elmo puppeteer kevin clash of engaging him in an underage sexual relationship has now dropped his allegations and says the relationship was adult and consensual. clash had denied that the relationship began when the accuser was underage from the start, but it took a leave of absence from sesame workshop to fight the allegations. more on this in the next half hour. >>> madonna knows how to keep the city rocking. look who she got to join her at madison square garden last
. a brighter future for michael jackson's older brother tuesday, who filed tuesday to legally change the spelling of his last name to jacksun. he would only say that the change was for ar cystic reasons, and a san diego couple's wedding day from an i do point of view. it captured moment that may have been momented with bigger in your face camera gear. and "parks and recreation" is excited about a cameo appearance of joe biden. it is now 8:04, back to al with a check of the weather, he is in connecticut for us, al, good morning. >> can't wait to check that out. we're in connecticut, our pick city of the day happens to be new haven, connecticut, another great connecticut city. nbc connecticut hd rain and snow showers giving way to rain and snow showers. there is the remnants of that nor'easter pulling away finally. another big storm coming into the northwest, it could be bringing blizzard conditions to parts of montana and the dakotas as well. sunny skies in flor >>> 8:05 on a thursday morning. good morning. i'm meteorologist christina loren. skies turning dark over san jose. got an ar
that future telescopes may be able to detect. >>> >>> michael jackson's brother wants to tang his -- wants to change his famous name from jackson to jacksun. he cited artist tick reasons for this -- artistic rens for -- reasons for that. >>> inmates at san quentin talk about prop pigs -- proposition 36. >>> the cold weather, it's here in case you didn't realize it. some parts of the bay area you will see rain in a couple of hours. stay tuned. mark is here to tell you what to expect in your neighborhood. >>> find out why the bay bridge -- a new problem on the incline section may make it very slow getting into the city. >>> some three-strike inmatesser is everyoning live in prison in san quentin could be released as soon as january after the vote on this. this means minor third-strike crimes may no longer result in a mandatory life sentence. it's welcomed news to many of the three-strike inmates at san quentin who could now be eligible for relief. >> i never thought that i would actually be able to be free with my family again. >> that just gives me an incentive to really get out there and s
, made on good faith. and that attacks from her critics have been, quote, unfounded. >>> jesse jackson jr. is resigning after nearly 17 years in congress. he easily won re-election this month, despite his one-month-long hospitalization for bipolar disorder. he is also under investigation for possible misuse of campaign funds. in his resignation letter, jackson cited his health and acknowledged making mistakes. >>> and police in new york city believe they have captured a serial killer who had shopkeepers on-edge and was ready to kill again. this salesman carrying a beautiful bag murdered three brooklyn store owners since july. they say they found the murder weapon, a rifle, in that duffel bag. the victims were all middle eastern. but police have yet to discuss a motive. >>> new details about that explosion that tore apart a neighborhood in indianapolis this month, killing two people. authorities say at least 29 homes will have to be demolished. they're too damaged to be rebuilt. investigators believe the explosion was intentionally set and caused by natural gas. but they have not made any
jackson's brothers wants to change his name. jermaine jackson is asking a court to alter his last name to jacksun. saying it was for artistic reasons. >> i thought you were going to say for financial reasons. maybe you can escape some debt. >> maybe that's it. seems like a waste of time. who knows. >> just wants some attention. >> maybe it's numerlogical. maybe he'll get different energy if his name is differently spelled. >> i want to know the latest. weather forecast. clouds out there at the moment. sunshine for most of the day today. it is going to be cool. high temperatures in the low 50s. and the breeze will be with us as well. if you are curious, we did get our first official snowflakes last night. we've now officially had a trace this year. no matter what happens, can't say it didn't snow in washington this year. >> i would be okay saying it didn't snow. >> here's your pattern flip. it's been chilly around here for the start of the month and temperatures have been on the warm side out to the west. the net stream going to flip the pattern here later this weekend. and that means
agreement they are barred from carrying a deadly weapon. within 100 feet of the polls. is jerry jackson, he happens to be a democratic poll watching, too. so he is allowed to be there. producer kathryn foster tried to get him to talk. >> what is your purpose for being here? >> protecting the people inside? from what? >> reporter: then there was a wall-size mural. take a look at it. of president obama and the campaign logo watching over the voters in a public school. this is franklin school in philadelphia. this remained untouched for hours as people voted. and it was only partially covered up after complaint. shannon mauer, the deputy secretary of the commonwealth and told fox news, "it's an absolute disgrace, election materials and electioneerieng are prohibited by state law. that can be interpreted as trying to influence voters inside the polling place. voter i.d. and sometimes some poll workers asked for that but by law, voters didn't have to turn that over." if you suspect problems at the polls where you live, here is our address. voterfraud@foxnews.com. back to you in the studio. >> an
jackson. >>> plus, pennsylvania and its 20 electoral votes suddenly in play. we'll talk about that with former republican governor of pennsylvania tom ridge. [ male announcer ] when was the last time something made your jaw drop? campbell's has 24 new soups that will make it drop over, and over again. ♪ from jammin' jerk chicken, to creamy gouda bisque. see what's new from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. jon: right now we're getting reports of activists standing guard at some polling places. it comes along with word that election monitors from both sides of the aisle are on high alert. reverend jesse jackson, civil rights pioneer and former presidential candidate joins us now live from columbus, ohio. these reports especially come out of philadelphia, reports what appear to be members of the new black panther party are standing guard outside of polling places. is that appropriate, reverend jaex son? >> as long as no one is electioneering within 100 feet and no complaints of intimidation there is nothing much you can do about. there are more concerns about the prov
and with his help he ascended the jobs in the yet penetration of andrew jackson. first he helped him become the u.s. attorney general, then the secretary of the treasury and then in 1836 the chief justice of the supreme court. he went on to write the dred scott decision in 1857 which effectively legalized slavery and he's in the coming of the civil war so they were inseparable political figures in this period and influential and important in a way that is totally forgotten. in washington there is a bridge that crosses the potomac river in the park where he used to live and in the park there's lots of exhibits that are devoted to him and there is one that says he was active in antislavery causes and this is wrong, completely wrong. it would be more active to say that he was active in suppressing the antislavery causes. part of the point of the book is to remind people of things we really don't want to remember about our own history so this is also a book about the real francis scott key but i don't want to give the wrong impression. this book is not a polemical book or out to score points. i
from michael jackson's "thriller," well, that album remains the best selling of all time when the king of pop released it 30 years ago today. hits such as "beat it" change the way we look at music videos and influenced a whole generation of artists. jackson as we all know he died back in 2009 at the age of 50. imagine that? that album is 30 years old now. >> doesn't seem possible after all these years. >> so what was your favorite song from there? >> thriller i think. billy jean. >> i know. there are a lot. you're like i love thriller and realize there are so many other good ones too. good stuff. >> thanks, lisa. >>> doctors have found a good use for an otherwise illegal drug. details next. etter employee bens while balancing the company's bottom line, their very first word was... [ to the tune of "lullaby and good night" ] ♪ af-lac ♪ aflac [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] ...forbusiness.com. [ yawning sound ] and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke
talented artist. had an art show last month at 100. now, see, you can do it yourself. albert jackson, isn't that a good name, albert jackson from atmore, alabama, 109 years old today. loves praising the good lord and drinking dr. pepper. sometimes at the same time. gertrude, i love you gertrude linn from hermitage, pennsylvania. 103 years old, and she enjoys watching old tv shows and gardening. how about that. i like old tv shows. i was on old tv shows. now back to new york and a new tv show. >> all right, willard, thank you. >>> coming up next from big bird to clint eastwood's chair, the campaign moments that had us all talking, but first, this is "today" on nbc. so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven. well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the po
this time, i think mitt romney is in trouble in florida. jackson bill -- jacksonville is in a foreign place. it is home to swing voters, undecideds, independents, single moms. growing population of non-cuban hispanics to be democratic. -- who leave the democratic. palm beach county is extremely important. it leans democratic, but mitt romney people feel they have made important inroads, project early with the jewish community who they say they're not comfortable with the presidency of on israel. -- the presidents stance on israel. >> what about voted on election day in the state of florida? is the state prepared, and could there be another possible repeat of what happened in 2000? >> statistically you would think of it do not favor something -- like what happened in 2000 again, but of course it could happen again. secondly, the big concern is the fact that we have historically long ballot. in florida, as in many states, a lot of those people but only in the major elections. they are paying attention to the race between president obama and mitt romney. there will vote on tuesday. when they g
was there. jerry jackson who is a member of the new black panther party was there. fox producer kathleen foster tried to get him to talk. what's your purpose being here? are you protecting the people inside or what? megyn: we appear to have lost eric shawn's audio. so, not on is the new black panther not too chatty but eric shawn lost his desire to have a discussion with us. but we want to get to this important piece our discussion today. ever since the drama of the 2010 mid-terms pollster scott rasmussen has been an almost weekly guest on this broadcast. after hundreds and hundreds of surveys the president of rasmussen reports.com joins with us his predictions. your prediction is? >> i have no idea whose going to win tonight. i look at the numbers. i keep looking for them to tell me who's going to come out on top and it's too close to call. our latest daily tracking poll, obama 49%, romney 48%. so i'm going to do what a lot of people do. i'm going to wait to see what michael barone says about the county by county turnout in some key swing states. megyn: i want to ask you what emerged no
're going to see some of the rain kick tin. atlanta comes up to 54 today. jackson, 61. tallahassee, about 68. it is chilly in the northeast today. look at those numbers. early thursday morning lows. about 34 in boston. 35 in new york city. 37 in philadelphia. so, when you walk out the door, expect that chill is there. but most of the country is nice and dry, mild-ish. really comfortable weather at about 54. >> all of that weather was brought to you by at&t. josh? >> thank you very much. >>> coming up, we'll have the latest on the cheerleader that took that fall during a professional cheerleading stunt. new questions about whether the sport is too extreme to be safe. [ man ] hello!!!! hello!!!! [ all ] ohh! that is crazy! are you kidding me? let me see! oh! what! that's insane! noooo! mr. woodson? oh hello! hello! [ whistles ] hello! [ all ] hello! [ coach ] caleb, i've got someone i want you to meet. hello. [ male announcer ] at&t. the nation's largest 4g network. covering 3,000 more 4g cities and towns than verizon. rethink possible. mmm. i don't know, i think i might bail. yeah, it's prett
and well born, basically the elite of the revolutionary time. this really changed when andrew jackson was elected, a champion of the common man and during the founding era, he switched from the founding era to bring his supporters into the government. his conviction was that officeholders in the government of their offices have and they basically thought that government jobs were simple and that anybody could handle them. mainly east of the mississippi river. the partisan approach led to the development of the spoils system and the governor of new york coin the phrase, to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy. in the middle of the nineteenth century, wholesale changes of personnel at partisan changes came with each new administration to spread corruption and kickbacks, so if you got a job with the the government, you were expected to take part of your salary and put it back in the party coffers of they could use that to campaign for the president next time. a progressive farm for reform, the spoils system. the president wants a cake and everybody wants a piece of backache. preside
career. >> and how is your son jackson dealing with his new sister? >> in fact, we have a little something for you for etta. >> thank you. >> it's all about team christina, team adam, but what about team carson is the question we asked, so we have a little -- my dexterity is not what it should be out here. look, it's a onesie, team carson. >> we have to backup just in case. >> thank you, matt. >> check out "the voice" right here on nbc monday and tuesdays 8:00/7:00 central time. >>> up next, we've got dr. phil in the studio, but first these messages. ♪ i -- i got it, i got it made ♪ ♪ i got it made, i got it made ♪ ♪ i got it made fresh at subway ♪ ♪ breakfast made the way i say ♪ [ male announcer ] at subway, you got it made. try a steak, egg white & cheese, tricked out any way you want. subway. eat fresh. try a steak, egg white & cheese, tricked out any way you want. some people put everything intotheir name on the door, and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and ne
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